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Heights Ritz

Every year, Height's music department's puts on the "Ritz" - their final performance of the year. Last night was the first of 3 Ritz performances, and the only one we could attend. There were some opening night jitters, but all in all, it was very good. Kaitlin sings with the concert choir, and they performed a medley of 80's songs, thus this rad 80's outfit (we went scouting Goodwill stores for these goodies!).
Here's the group - Kaitlin is the one with her mouth open directly under the "A" in Falcon.They performed some interesting choices: Call Me, Walk Like an Egyptian, Hey Mickey, Jessie's Girl, among a few more. They did dance steps with each song, and they did really good. In fact, they were the best thing about the first half of the program. After intermission, things picked up. Near the end, they always do a slide show of the seniors - a baby picture followed by their senior picture. We realized last night that we won't get to enjoy that part next year since Kaitlin will not be taking any music classes. She made the Madrigals, and in order to be in Madrigals, she also had to take concert choir. That was her two electives. Well, Heights opted to make one of their AP classes next year a 2 hour class, so she had to drop an elective. By dropping one music class, she had to drop both. BUMMER! We've been through 8 years of music programs with her - 4th thru 8th grade she played the flute, and at Heights she's been singing. Oh well, I guess academics are more important!

We have a busy day tomorrow. I have to get up early to buy Kansas State Fair tickets at 8am - for Styx & Kansas (did you doubt I would go?) and Gary Allan and Blake Shelton. Along with that we have grocery shopping, shopping at Sam's, a visit with mom, a graduation at the Coliseum, and a celebration for the graduate (my best friend Melody) at Mosley Street Melodrama. Sunday I will probably collapse. Oh no, that won't be possible, as I'll have tons of laundry and housecleaning to do. Oh, joy!

The next 6 weeks at work will be hectic. The girl who works for me has to have surgery on Monday, and she'll be gone for about 5 1/2 weeks. I'll muddle through - but for those of you who work with me - if I'm cranky, you'll know why!

I better get busy. Have to get my grocery list and coupons ready, and get laundry separated. Oh yeah, think I'll have another beer while I'm at it!Have a great weekend everyone!


Heather rules said…
Sorry to hear she had to drop her music classes. That stinks.
Oh, and you have the kids do the house stuff on Sunday. It's Mother's Day!!!!!

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